|Grit Lit Festival 2009, Art Waves #23|
Jennifer Gillies and Noelle Allan stop by Art Waves to tell us about the writers and events they have lined up for this year's Hamilton writers' festival, Grit Lit.
Keywords: Grit Lit; writers' festival; readings; poetry; fiction; non-fiction
|Susan Evans Shaw on the Hamilton Literary Awards #94|
Susan Evans Shaw is a writer and a heroic volunteer in the literary community of Hamilton. In this interview she tells us about the Hamilton Literary Awards for 2010, as well as her own writing projects and the groups she volunteers with.
Keywords: literary awards; Arts Hamilton; Canadians in World War I; Lit Live; Grit Lit; Kerry Schooley
|Adrienne Shadd, Art Waves #170|
Writer and historian Adrienne Shadd is fascinated by the history of black Canadians, as well she might be, since she can count among her ancestors Abraham Doras Shadd, the first black person to be elected to public office in Canada, and Mary Ann Shadd, the first woman to publish and edit a newspaper in North America. For some fascinating stories, tune in to Art Waves #170.
Keywords: Abraham Doras Shadd; Mary Ann Shadd; Rosemary Brown; Deborah Brown; The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; George Morton; augmented reality; www.futurestories.ca/tubman; Arly Robbins; The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850; Buxton Museum & Historic Site; Workers Arts & Heritage Centre; Jackie Washington; James E. Elliott; Grit Lit; Esperanza Spalding